The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 44 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 319 230 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.38% 4.19% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 4.39% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 219 160 172
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 112 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Wiltshire +7 74 £62,500 +10.61% 7
Dorset +5 41 £56,000 +8.73% 4
Gloucestershire +4 33 £55,000 +7.31% 5
Somerset +10 27 £45,000 -14.28% 14
Devon +2 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Avon - 1 £65,000 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 184 (29.97%) Finance
2 120 (19.54%) Security Cleared
3 117 (19.06%) TOGAF
4 99 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (15.80%) SC Cleared
6 95 (15.47%) Microsoft
7 84 (13.68%) Windows
8 80 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (11.73%) UML
10 71 (11.56%) ITIL
10 71 (11.56%) Oracle
11 68 (11.07%) VMware
12 66 (10.75%) Banking
13 62 (10.10%) Cisco
14 61 (9.93%) Enterprise Architecture
15 59 (9.61%) Java
16 57 (9.28%) IBM
17 56 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 56 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (7.65%) Technical Architecture
18 47 (7.65%) .NET
19 46 (7.49%) SOA
19 46 (7.49%) Degree
20 43 (7.00%) Service Delivery
21 40 (6.51%) Firewall
21 40 (6.51%) Citrix
21 40 (6.51%) Open Source
22 38 (6.19%) HP
22 38 (6.19%) SQL Server
23 35 (5.70%) MS Excel

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.93%) MS Exchange
1 18 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
5 9 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.98%) Lync
7 6 (0.98%) SAS
7 6 (0.98%) CMS
8 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.49%) Apache
9 3 (0.49%) JBoss
9 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) IIS
11 1 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 35 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.49%) SPSS
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.49%) MS Office
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.30%) SaaS
2 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.51%) Firewall
2 20 (3.26%) WAN
3 18 (2.93%) Wireless
3 18 (2.93%) SAN
4 12 (1.95%) NAS
4 12 (1.95%) LAN
5 11 (1.79%) MPLS
6 9 (1.47%) Internet
7 7 (1.14%) Network Security
7 7 (1.14%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.81%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.81%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.65%) VPN
11 3 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.28%) Oracle ODI
3 14 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (1.95%) Star Schema
5 10 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.14%) Big Data
9 6 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.81%) QlikView
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.49%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.30%) ERwin
2 5 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.33%) Hudson
4 2 (0.33%) Mockito
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) Gradle
4 2 (0.33%) Maven
4 2 (0.33%) jMock
4 2 (0.33%) Ant
4 2 (0.33%) JUnit
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.16%) Subversion
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.16%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 184 (29.97%) Finance
2 66 (10.75%) Banking
3 35 (5.70%) Legal
4 34 (5.54%) Retail
5 26 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.58%) Military
7 20 (3.26%) Local Government
8 18 (2.93%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.47%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.47%) Marketing
10 9 (1.47%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.30%) Back Office
12 7 (1.14%) Law
13 6 (0.98%) French Language
13 6 (0.98%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.98%) Advertising
14 2 (0.33%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.65%) .NET
2 32 (5.21%) XML
3 25 (4.07%) Middleware
4 24 (3.91%) Web Services
5 20 (3.26%) jQuery
6 16 (2.61%) Spring
7 14 (2.28%) JSF
7 14 (2.28%) HTML
8 11 (1.79%) J2EE
9 10 (1.63%) PostGIS
10 9 (1.47%) CSS
11 7 (1.14%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.14%) WF
12 5 (0.81%) WCF
12 5 (0.81%) Ajax
12 5 (0.81%) HTML5
13 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
14 2 (0.33%) JPA
14 2 (0.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.51%) Open Source
3 32 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.93%) Data Integration
5 17 (2.77%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 15 (2.44%) GIS
6 15 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.28%) Clustering
8 11 (1.79%) Online Banking
8 11 (1.79%) User Experience
9 9 (1.47%) Life Science
9 9 (1.47%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.30%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.14%) IVR
11 7 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.81%) Copywriting
13 4 (0.65%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.68%) Windows
2 34 (5.54%) Linux
3 12 (1.95%) UNIX
4 7 (1.14%) AIX
5 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.98%) Solaris
5 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (19.06%) TOGAF
2 99 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (11.73%) UML
5 71 (11.56%) ITIL
6 61 (9.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 47 (7.65%) Technical Architecture
8 46 (7.49%) SOA
9 43 (7.00%) Service Delivery
10 35 (5.70%) Data Modelling
11 34 (5.54%) Matrix Management
12 32 (5.21%) PRINCE2
13 30 (4.89%) BPMN
14 28 (4.56%) Data Architecture
14 28 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (3.91%) MODAF
17 23 (3.75%) Project Management
17 23 (3.75%) Use Case
17 23 (3.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.61%) Java
2 34 (5.54%) SQL
3 28 (4.56%) C#
4 13 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.79%) C
6 10 (1.63%) C++
7 8 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.98%) Ruby
8 6 (0.98%) PHP
9 3 (0.49%) Python
10 2 (0.33%) F#
10 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.33%) Fortran
10 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.16%) VB
11 1 (0.16%) VBA
11 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.16%) Perl
11 1 (0.16%) Clojure
11 1 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 120 (19.54%) Security Cleared
2 97 (15.80%) SC Cleared
3 46 (7.49%) Degree
4 25 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (3.26%) ISEB
6 17 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.95%) MCP
8 11 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.63%) CCNA
10 9 (1.47%) MCSE
10 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.98%) VCP5
13 5 (0.81%) CCIE
14 4 (0.65%) CITP
14 4 (0.65%) GIAC
15 3 (0.49%) CISSP
15 3 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.63%) Solvency II
3 9 (1.47%) COBIT
4 7 (1.14%) QA
4 7 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.81%) SLA
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 56 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.28%) XenApp
4 13 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.95%) Terminal Services
6 10 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.49%) vSphere
9 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.30%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (0.98%) NetBackup
2 6 (0.98%) Backup Exec
2 6 (0.98%) ARCserve
2 6 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.81%) Unicenter
3 5 (0.81%) OpenView
4 3 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.56%) Oracle
3 68 (11.07%) VMware
4 62 (10.10%) Cisco
5 57 (9.28%) IBM
6 40 (6.51%) Citrix
7 38 (6.19%) HP
8 35 (5.70%) Juniper
9 20 (3.26%) F5
10 17 (2.77%) SAP
10 17 (2.77%) Symantec
11 14 (2.28%) ESRI
12 13 (2.12%) NetApp
13 9 (1.47%) EMC
14 8 (1.30%) Dell
15 7 (1.14%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.81%) CheckPoint
16 5 (0.81%) BMC
16 5 (0.81%) RedPrairie
17 4 (0.65%) Nokia
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £45 - £51 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £52000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £48861 - £62434 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £48861 - £62434 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £41,000 to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Pari Passu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago